Monica Roberts

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Monica Roberts (May 4, 1962 – October 5, 2020) was an African-American blogger, writer, and transgender rights activist. She was the founding editor of TransGriot, a blog focusing on issues about to trans women, many of which minorities.[1] She was born in Houston, Texas.

Roberts died on October 5, 2020 in Houston from a pulmonary embolism at the age of 58.[2][3]

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  1. Steve Lee (July 13, 2015). "Monica Roberts recognized as transgender pioneer". San Diego LGBT Weekly. Archived from the original on December 22, 2016. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
  2. Guerra, Joey (October 8, 2020). "Monica Roberts, a towering advocate for transgender rights in Houston and beyond, dies". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved October 8, 2020.
  3. Street, Mikelle (October 8, 2020). "Monica Roberts, TransGriot Creator and Pioneer in Trans News, Has Died". Out. Retrieved October 8, 2020.